April 1973, a sensation goes through the media, the American Mike Harker flying with an adventurous flight unit of the Zugspitze: The Birth of kite flying in Germany. What started with simple wings and a handful of adventurers has become a fascinating and popular flight sport. At that time a group of young aviation pioneers the first dragon flight schools and within a few years, a vivid scene developed.
Few other air sports convey the flight of birds and intense experience of nature better than the hang gliding and paragliding. Discover the charm and simplicity of a unique sport. Learn here everything about the nature-friendly exercise of the Dragon – and paragliding in Kullu-Manali, Himachal Pradesh.
Paragliding is a moments between heaven and earth. It has become very famous worldwide in past few decades. In Himachal Pradesh Manali is considered a very popular destination for paragliding including many other adventurous activities. Hikers expect over 5,000 km of marked hiking trails, mountain bikers use over 3000 km of marked routes, and flight enthusiasts can enjoy the many flight options! It is drawing not only tourist from India rather tourists from western counties are also very enthusiastic about it.
Both the Soaring and for “turning up” the mountain flanks of the Manali offer excellent opportunities. “Right time, right place”, here is the secret to successful “staying up”. Flying areas are available for all wind directions on the water dome or within about 30 minutes available. Of course our locals know all the areas and select, depending on the wind forecast, the most appropriate starting place. On days with potential haul flight, the B-sham pilots meet at the base to go on line. The sparsely populated countryside offers at any time secure and large outdoor landing facilities.
Because of the many sightseeing beauty it is advisable to stay up to a Week so that you can explore the place nicely, which will become a lifetime remembrance for you. To bring the best out of your holidays don’t forget to hire an experienced guide that will take care of all the “extras” such as the selection of the most suitable for the weather conditions the flight area, the idea of the launch and landing sites and the aeronautical possibilities and radio support. So you made this flying safari up to much “airtime”.